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Job Title: Buyer

Location: Bristol (Ashton)

About the Role

Here at Babcock we are looking to recruit a Buyer to join our Supply Chain function working within Defence Systems Technology (DST), a business unit within our Marine Sector, at our offices in Ashton, Bristol.

As a Buyer within the Design and Build Team you'll be working on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, together with a number of key international and domestic clients. You'll carry out procurement tasks for project team, supporting all aspects of the project programme or any other programmes as directed.

What do I need to do the role?

  • Previous experience gained in a purchasing/procurement role.
  • Experience working in a technical industry, such as manufacturing/engineering/construction is advantageous but not essential.
  • Proficient IT skills, in particular Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • A full UK driving licence is also essential for this position.
  • Excellent communication and team working skills.

Lastly, a confident, self-motivated and flexible approach to workload are essential for this position, as well as the ability to establish strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

What else do I need to know?

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate to the role.
  • We will support candidates who are looking to obtain recognised industry qualifications relevant to the role such as CIPS
  • The position is based in Bristol however travel to other sites is required from time to time.
  • Candidates be eligible to apply for SC Security Clearance.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.